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Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey -- In this sequel to Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, the dimwitted duo travel to Heaven, Hell and points in between as they meet (among others) Albert Einstein, the Easter Bunny and the Grim Reaper.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey -- A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals.
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey -- In this sequel to BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, the dimwitted duo travel to Heaven, Hell and points in between as they meet (among others) Albert Einstein, the Easter Bunny and the Grim Reaper.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Chris Matheson (characters) &
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Release Date:
19 July 1991 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Hell Hath No Pizza See more »
Plot:
A tyrant from the future creates evil android doubles of Bill and Ted and sends them back to eliminate the originals. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
One of the best sequels of all time! See more (111 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Keanu Reeves ... Ted

Alex Winter ... Bill / Granny Preston

William Sadler ... Grim Reaper

Joss Ackland ... De Nomolos

Pam Grier ... Ms. Wardroe

George Carlin ... Rufus
Amy Stock-Poynton ... Missy
Jim Martin ... Sir James Martin

Hal Landon Jr. ... Captain Logan

Annette Azcuy ... Elizabeth

Sarah Trigger ... Joanna

Chelcie Ross ... Colonel Oats
Taj Mahal ... Gatekeeper
Robert Noble ... Bach
Hal Landon Sr. ... Thomas Edison
Eleni Kelakos ... Ria Paschelle
Roy Brocksmith ... Deputy James

J. Patrick McNamara ... Mr. Preston
Dana Stevens ... 1st Seance Member

Valerie Spencer ... 2nd Seance Member
Kathryn Miller ... 3rd Seance Member
Carol Rosenthal ... 4th Seance Member
Chris Matheson ... 'Ugly' Seance Member

Ed Solomon ... 'Stupid' Seance Member

Anthony G. Schmidt ... Dark Figure (as Anthony Schmidt)
Brendan Ryan ... Young Ted
William Thorne ... Young Bill

Ed Gale ... Station

Arturo Gil ... Station
Tom Allard ... Big Station

Terry Finn ... Heavenly Greeter
John Ehrin ... Albert Einstein
Don Forney ... Benjamin Franklin

Michael Chambers ... Good Robot Bill (as Michael 'Shrimp' Chambers)
Bruno Falcon ... Good Robot Ted (as Bruno 'Taco' Falcon)
Ed Cambridge ... George Washington Carver
Tad Horino ... Confucius

William Shatner ... Captain James Tiberius Kirk (archive footage)

Peter Hewitt ... The Smoker (as Max Magenta)
Primus ... Themselves
Les Claypool ... Primus
Tim Alexander ... Primus (as Tim 'Herb' Alexander)
Larry Lalonde ... Primus

Tanya Newbould ... Kate Axelrod
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marni Joan Bakst ... English Family Member (uncredited)
Sadler Colley Bakst ... English Family Member (uncredited)
Tery Lockett ... Futuristic Student (uncredited)
Candace Mead ... Child (uncredited)
Lauren Mead ... Child (uncredited)
Dennis Ott ... Bit Part (uncredited)

Frank Welker ... The Devil / Station / Evil Easter Bunny (voice) (uncredited)

Keith Western ... Partygoer in Hell (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Hewitt  (as Pete Hewitt)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Chris Matheson (characters) &
Ed Solomon (characters)

Chris Matheson (written by) &
Ed Solomon (written by)

Produced by
Paul Aaron .... co-producer
Robert W. Cort .... executive producer
Stephen Deutsch .... co-executive producer
Ted Field .... executive producer
Rick Finkelstein .... executive producer
Scott Kroopf .... producer
Neil A. Machlis .... supervising producer (as Neil Machlis)
Chris Matheson .... co-producer
Ed Solomon .... co-producer
Barry Spikings .... executive producer
Erwin Stoff .... co-producer
Connie Tavel .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
David Newman 
 
Cinematography by
Oliver Wood 
 
Film Editing by
David Finfer 
 
Casting by
Karen Rea 
 
Production Design by
David L. Snyder 
 
Art Direction by
Gregory Pickrell 
 
Set Decoration by
Chris Butler  (as Chris A. Butler)
Robin Peyton 
 
Costume Design by
Marie France 
 
Makeup Department
Glen Hanz .... makeup effects technician: Kevin Yagher Productions
Scott Oshita .... special makeup effects artist
Shaun Smith .... special makeup effects crew
 
Production Management
Kevin Allison .... production manager: concert
Paul A. Levin .... post-production supervisor
Neil A. Machlis .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Janet G. Knutsen .... first assistant director
Janet G. Knutsen .... second unit director
Robert Leveen .... second assistant director: additional photography
Jeff Okabayashi .... second assistant director
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director
Nathalie Vadim .... first assistant director: additional photography
 
Art Department
Robert Consing .... storyboard artist
Peg Cummings .... set decorator: additional photography
David L. Glazer .... property master: additional photography
Guy Hietala .... set painter
Simon Murton .... storyboard artist
Cammie Noel .... scenic artist
David Russell .... conceptual illustrator
David Russell .... storyboard artist
Russell J. Smith .... assistant art director: additional photography (as Russ Smith)
Tom von Badinski .... carpenter
Joe Wood .... construction coordinator
Michael W. Moore .... prop maker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Bob Beemer .... sound re-recording mixer
G.W. Brown .... supervising adr editor
Gene S. Cantamessa .... production sound mixer
Steve Cantamessa .... boom operator
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
Arnold Finkelstein .... sound effects editor
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Tom Hammond .... foley editor
Joanna Jimenez .... assistant sound editor
David Jobe .... foley recordist
Kini Kay .... sound effects supervisor
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
Lance Laurienzo .... first assistant sound editor
Lisa Linder .... assistant sound editor
Kimberly Ellen Lowe .... dialogue editor (as Kimberly Lowe Voigt)
Nash Michael .... foley editor
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Todd Toon .... sound effects editor
Brian Ufberg .... assistant sound editor
 
Special Effects by
John S. Baker .... special effects crew
Yancy Calzada .... special effects crew
Scott Coulter .... animatronics effects
Roy Goode .... special effects technician
Timothy Huizing .... specialty props
Todd Jensen .... special effects technician
John Teska .... special creature effects
Mark Yuricich .... special effects foreman: VIFX
Bill Zahn .... special effects technician
Vincent J. Guastini .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Richard 'Dr.' Baily .... computer graphics animator: VIFX
Allen Blaisdell .... visual effects
Don Johnson .... digital effects artist
Don Kelley Johnson .... digital effects artist
Don Kelley Johnson .... on-set computer graphics
Peter Konig .... sculptor
Alan G. Markowitz .... matte cameraman
Gregory L. McMurry .... visual effects supervisor
Zeke Morales .... visual effects assistant editor
Martin November .... visual effects editor
Wally Schaab .... matte camera operator
Paula Schneider .... model maker
Scott Schneider .... model maker
David Stump .... effects director of photography
Larry Weiss .... computer graphics animator: VIFX
Matthew Yuricich .... visual effects artist
Richard Yuricich .... visual effects supervisor
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
David Carrera .... stunt double: Ted
Clarke Coleman .... stunt performer
Monty Cox .... stunt performer
Eurlyne Epper .... stunt performer
James M. Halty .... stunt performer (as Jim Halty)
Tabby Hanson .... stunt performer
Thomas Robinson Harper .... stunt performer (as Tom Harper)
Randy Lamb .... stunt performer
Jamie Jo Medearis .... stunt performer
Jeff Miller .... stunt double: Bill
Janet Lee Orcutt .... stunt performer (as Janet Orcutt)
James Pearson .... stunt performer (as Jim Pearson)
Pat Romano .... stunt performer
Glenn R. Wilder .... stunt coordinator (as Glenn Wilder)
Scott Wilder .... stunt performer
Christian J. Fletcher .... stunt double (uncredited)
Will Leong .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael J. Coo .... key dolly grip
James B. Crawford .... gaffer
Len Hekel .... still photographer
Jason Hicks .... grip
Gemma La Mana .... still photographer (as Gemma LaMana)
John T. Martin .... grip
Brent Poe .... assistant chief lighting technician
Brennan Price .... lighting technician: second unit (as Brennan L. Price)
Joseph T. Terranova .... set lighting technician
Michael T. Travers .... best boy grip
 
Casting Department
Donna Ekholdt .... casting associate
Cash Oshman .... crowd casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Joyce .... key costumer
Tim Turner .... specialty costumes
 
Editorial Department
David Orr .... color timer
Daniel Steinberg .... post-production assistant
Chris Wyckoff .... post-production assistant (as Christopher Wyckoff)
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
Jim Martin .... musician: air guitars
Randy Miller .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Steve Vai .... composer: additional music
Tom Villano .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Robert K. Johnson .... transportation captain
Kenny Searle .... transportation coordinator
Dean Winton .... driver
 
Other crew
Kate Axelrod .... assistant to Pete Hewitt
Kim Berkner .... production intern
Yancy Calzada .... puppeteer
Jak Castro .... stand-in
Scott M. Cort .... production assistant
John Craig .... financial representative
Kathi Danielson .... first assistant accountant (as Kathi Evans)
Patricia L. DeShields .... production accountant (as Patsy DeSheilds)
Mark Christopher Donovan .... production assistant
Mike Elizalde .... puppeteer
Peter Evangelatos .... craft service
Steven Ginsberg .... unit publicist
Hilbert Hakim .... production associate
Tom Hoeck .... first aid
Michele Imperato .... production coordinator
Beth Evin Klein .... production assistant
Steve Kurland .... production assistant
Sophia Lansky .... additional voices
Ken Lavet .... location manager
Cari Massey .... second assistant accountant
Mark Moelter .... caterer
Nan Morales .... production secretary
John Preiskel .... assistant to Keanu Reeves
Michael Schultz .... caterer
Bill H. Schwocho .... stand-in for William Sadler
Monty Simons .... assistant to location manager
Sara Spring .... production coordinator: re-shoots
Bob Wagner .... set production assistant
David J. Garfield .... photo double (uncredited)
Keith Western .... photo double: Keanu Reeves (uncredited)
 
Thanks
William Shatner .... special thanks
 

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93 min
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Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Canada:PG | Canada:PG (TV rating) | Finland:K-10/7 | Germany:12 | Iceland:L (original rating) | Iceland:LH (video rating) | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:AL | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate #31166)

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Trivia:
During the séance scene, the chant to send Bill and Ted's spirits can be read backwards as "Ed and Chris will rule the world." Ed and Chris being the movie's directors.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Bill and Ted are freefalling into Hell, when they've turned parallel with the ground, supports/suspension equipment is visible through their t-shirts.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Chuck De Nomolos:It is time. They have reached the second crucial turning point in their destiny. Their message is about to reach millions. But, we will change all that. When our mission is successful, no longer will the world be dominated by the legacy of these two fools! No longer will we hear this.
[plays air guitar]
Chuck De Nomolos:We will stop them now! Brothers and sisters, are we ready?
[everybody cocks their guns]
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
One of the best sequels of all time!, 3 August 2005

1991 saw the release of the two best sequels of all time: TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY and BILL & TED'S BOGUS JOURNEY. Out of the two, I've always liked BILL & TED'S BOGUS JOURNEY a bit better. TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY is the better made, but there's just nothing like Bill and Ted. Besides Chris Farley and David Spade in TOMMY BOY, it's hard to think of a greater comedic duo than Bill and Ted. They are one of a kind.

Seemingly influenced by National Lampoon's O.C. and Stiggs, Bill and Ted were created by Ed Solomon and Chris Matheson, two incredibly talented writers who invented the duo while performing at a local theater in L.A. back in the 1980s. The two quickly began writing a screenplay about two and before long BILL & TED'S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE was born. The film, shot in 1987 and released in 1989, became a big box office success and an instant cult classic. It wasn't long before work began on the sequel. Stephen Herek, the director of 'EXCELLENT ADVENTURE' wasn't keen on working on the sequel since he considered it to be too mean-spirited and unlike the first one so Peter Hewitt, making his feature film debut, was brought in to direct the sequel. There couldn't have been a better director for the job. BILL & TED'S BOGUS JOURNEY is marvelously directed. It's filled with its own unique style and energy that can't be matched.

What makes 'BOGUS JOURNEY' one of the best sequels ever is that it while it is darker than the original, it is just as fun. It doesn't change the characters like most sequels do. Bill and Ted are the same lovable characters that they were in the first film. This is because it was written by the original writers. Most sequels are not written by the same writers as the first one, but since 'BOGUS JOURNEY' had the same screenwriters, it ended up being just as good as 'EXCELLENT ADVENTURE' if not even better. Just like the first one, 'BOGUS JOURNEY' is absolutely hilarious, well written, fun, and above all, original. It's filled with spectacular special effects and fantastic comedic performances from Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves, and William Sadler. It's an unforgettable 'journey'. 10/10

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